Kara Scott

Total Live Earnings: $664,795
United Kingdom United Kingdom
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Last Seen in: 2022 888poker LIVE Madrid
The Hendon Mob


Kara Scott is a Canadian-British poker player, presenter and broadcaster best known for presenting on some of poker's biggest shows. In 2016 she was named as the latest 888poker Ambassador, having previously served as an ambassador for partypoker.

Over the years, Scott has appeared on Poker Night Live, Sky Poker, the European Poker Tour, High Stakes Poker and the World Series of Poker.

At the tables, Scott has nearly $700,000 in live tournament cashes. In 2009 she became only the second female poker player to cash in back-to-back WSOP Main Events.

Read More: 888poker Ambassador Kara Scott Launches 'Heart of Poker' Podcast


Scott was born in 1975 in Alberta, Canada before she moved to the United Kingdom in 1999. A decade later she moved to California in 2009 before moving to Parma, Italy after marrying Italian poker player Giovanni Rizzo in 2013. The couple later moved to Slovenia.

Scott became famous as a presenter not only in poker after getting her kickstart with PokerZone on Sky television in the United Kingdom, but other sports and hobbies. She became the first host of a televised backgammon series dubbed High Stakes Backgammon. In addition to playing poker and being a host, Scott also was well-known for her writing columns at several poker media.

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PokerNews Covered Events

Event Place Prize
2016 888Live Poker Festival London
£880 Main Event
13th £3,010
2014 World Series of Poker
Event #45: $1,000 No-Limit Hold'em
181st $1,872
2013 World Series of Poker
Event #40: $1,500 No-Limit Hold'em
17th $18,700
2010 World Series of Poker
Event #54: $1,000 No-Limit Hold’em
98th $3,701
2009 World Series of Poker
Event 57 - $10,000 World Championship No Limit Hold'em
238th $32,963
2009 World Series of Poker
Event 24 - $1,500 No Limit Hold'em
58th $6,875
2009 PaddyPower.com Irish Open
€3,500 Irish Open Main Event
2nd €312,600
2008 PokerStars.com EPT Budapest
€4,350 EPT Budapest Main Event
52nd €5,320
2008 World Series of Poker
39th Annual World Series of Poker Main Event
104th $41,816

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